LARNED - The Pawnee County Commission met at 9 a.m. Oct. 12 for a special meeting. Pawnee County commissioners Kathy Bowman; Donna Pelton, chair; and Gary Caplinger, were present. The following are approved minutes submitted by Pawnee County clerk Ruth Searight.
On Monday, Larned High School sponsored a blood drive, mainly for Larned High School students, to encourage young people to be blood donors. The Red Cross was able to collect 44 usable units, with 30 new blood donors. This is the first of two LHS drives. The LHS National Honor Society hosts and works the blood drives. Another one will be scheduled in the spring.
CIMARRON – Larned's Delainee Gordon qualified for the fourth time for state cross country with a fourth-place finish at the Cimarron Class 3A regional. Gordon (20:58.78) will compete at Lawrence with Hoisington's Rylie Koester, a sixth-place finisher (21:34.24).
LARNED - Fields of Faith is a student-led event. Students invite, pray for, share with, and challenge their peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ. An athletic field provides a neutral, rally point where a community can come together.